Valentine Mine

The Valentine Mine is a mercury mine located in Cassia county, Idaho.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Valentine Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Cassia

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 42.07278, -113.03806

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Valentine Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Valentine Mine
Secondary: Ackerill


Commodity

Primary: Mercury


Location

State: Idaho
County: Cassia
District: Black Pine District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: J. R. Edison And Capt. A. N. Stephens, Jr.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATED ON PROSPECT SYMBOL

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: HG ORE IS TAKEN FROM TOP OF A LIMESTONE BED BENEATH SHALE. CINNABAR WAS IN LEACHED ROCK COATING BARITE AND QUARTZ. CINNABAR IN TURN IS COATED BY SCORODITE.


References

Reference (Production): USBM DATA

Reference (Deposit): MERCURY IN IDAHO, 1965, USBM IC 8252


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